I love pie. Chicken pot pie. Shepard’s pie. Mom made a mean apple pie…Pumpkin, chocolate – well who doesn’t like pie? It’s a comfort food! If you ask nicely and work for it, surely someone will give you pie.
If you don’t like pie, you’re probably not a government funded or subsidized agency. You could also lie for pie, ask for pie, create a need for pie. Make up new problems so someone will give you pie.
Somewhere along the the tobacco pie line, there’s an expert brushing the crust out of his beard so he doesn’t look like he’s just there for more pie.
Here is an example of how you can
have make your own pie and eat it, too:
Depending where you’re from
– this is an example of how one give the illusion
– of the display of eluding of pie.
By all means, demonize the source of any newfangled and less dangerous pie and its ingredients. Talk bad about it. Pie always tastes better with a fresh cold glass of hypocrisy.
Because “experts” like Glantz can have your pie and eat it, too.
Tobacco companies just make the pie.
Busy pie makers.
Tobacco pie comes in all shapes & sizes. There’s tasty funding pie. Grant and research pie. Product placement and promotion pie. Just as popular – there’s support and seed pie. There’s even specialty slices of pie with all of the above.
There’s the ever popular rehashed pie. Heck, there’s even Ponzi pie!
I can’t possibly name all the types of pies, but wanted to give you an idea of the vast selection!
They signed and agreed to give a very large portion of their own hard earned pie to the government for a very long time, who then divvies up the pie in unequal and inequitable slices to various misappropriating and greedy hands.
They made a deal with hungry pie eaters – who lie to the taxpayer..
Who doesn’t like pie?
They like to say nicotine is addictive.
Pie is addictive. States LOVE pie. They take pie and fix roads and drip-feed into many budgets they aren’t otherwise fiscally responsible in maintaining.
Pharmaceutical companies make and promote their unsuccessful pie while grants and tax incentives keep them making their own pie. “Anti-tobacco” groups take some of pharmaceutical’s pie under the guise of only giving out that type of pie – no other pie is good enough.
Pie under pressure. Health groups and anti-tobacco cults are hungry – and also promote this with the media, manufacturing more of their own pie.
Health care – hospitals, insurance companies – they like tobacco pie because it feeds them the people eating it, and they get pharmaceutical pies to fix those who have eaten too much pie.
Media – just eats pie up.
A pie eating contest!
Suddenly, there’s a new pie in town. Not like any other pie, it left a bad taste in the government’s mouth and has become disruptive.
Faithful to tobacco for years, consumers who otherwise would rather die than quit – suddenly stopped consuming tobacco by choice – disrupting the tobacco pie chain.
For those who had stopped looking – they found a different – and working solution. and it wasn’t thought of – or approved by the pie in the sky mutual admiration society.
Some of the pie recipients are overly excited about this new pie, shaking and baking it beyond recognition so the old pie will look better. No self-absorbed organization would be caught dead passing out poorly designed carcinogen pie. The old pie is much better for everyone involved.
“We’re on board” pie
My prediction: they’ll all come on board with the new pie, promoting and encouraging the new revenue line of pie – like the new pie is going out of style –
Eating it up – once they are SURE they can tax it like tobacco.
Finally – there’s the much less popular humble pie.
Only the bravest of those addicted to pie are able to eat humble pie.
Like Jim McManus, who changed his mind on e-cigarettes.
They are called professionals.
Like those at M.O.V.E.
I’ve written the President about the pie epidemic here.
- American E-Liquid Manufacturing Standards Association (AEMSA)
- American Vaping Association
- CASAA – The Consumer Advocates for Smoke-free Alternatives Association
- NOT BLOWING SMOKE
- Right to be Smoke-Free Coalition
- Smoke Free Alternatives Trade Association SFATA
- The Vaping Militia
- Vapor Technology Association
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